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FIRE 2088 - Special Fire Suppression Systems

Fire Protection and Inspection Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Provides an overview of the inspection and testing requirements for special fire suppression systems such as low, medium and high expansion foam systems, foam-water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical and wet chemical extinguishing systems. Examples of applicable codes will include B.C. and Vancouver Building Codes as well as the B.C. Fire Code and the Vancouver Fire By-law.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$623.60

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 37440

Wed Sep 15 - Wed Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 Online

Instructor

Farrel Taphorn

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$623.60

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered in an ONLINE format. Details will be provided shortly. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. in the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe fire systems components, functions and operation.
  • Understand applicable codes, standards regulations and bylaws and:
    • Identify and describe applicable inspection and test procedures.
    • Conduct inspections and tests to ensure compliance.
    • Complete appropriate documentation and reports.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

FIRE 2088 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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